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    Author(s): Peter A. Balk; Diane L. Haase; Monique F. van Wordragen
    Date: 2008
    Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2007. Proc. RMRS-P-57. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 140-148
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Description

    Forest tree nurseries rely on a tight scheduling of operations to be able to deliver vigorous seedlings to the planting site. Cooler or freezer storage is often used to maintain planting stock in an inactive condition and to ensure a plant supply for geographically diverse planting sites, which is a requirement for large-scale or internationally operating nurseries.

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    Citation

    Balk, Peter A.; Haase, Diane L.; van Wordragen, Monique F. 2008. Gene activity test determines cold tolerance in Douglas-fir seedlings. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2007. Proc. RMRS-P-57. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 140-148

    Keywords

    cold hardiness testing, seedling dormancy, Pseudotsuga menziesii, whole plant freeze test, gene expression analysis

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